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SOURCE: Have a Galleria Grandfather clock thats chimes are

try movinging the hour hand to the time the chimes are chimeing at

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Take the batteries out from the base, where the chime mechanism is. Wait till it gets close (20 seconds till) to a specific hour time, like 8:00 or 9:00, replace the batteries for the chime mechanism. And then count the chimes at the hour. If they are correct, you are set. If they are incorrect, turn the time back 15 minutes before the hour and bring it right back and monitor the chimes again. Hopefully this should fix it. Please post the results.

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take the big hand off and move it back one square on the shaft

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Grandfather Clocks Manual - theclockdepot

www.theclockdepot.com/grandfather_clocks_manual.html
Howard Miller Grandfather Clock Manual by The Clock Depot offering discountGrandfather Clocks. ... The movement controls the hour strike, time keeping, andchime. ..... the hour without the Westminster melody if the other Westminster melody lever is turned to Silent. .... My Grandfather Clock has Stopped, Can I Fix It?

Owner's Manual - Master Clock Repair

www.masterclockrepair.com/ownersmanual.html
Note: The following information will apply to almost all grandfather clocks made after ...(See my article on Clock Myths) It is best if the chains are not pulled so far that the top of .... Some play the Westminster chime only and cannot be changed.

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The next time it chimes multiple times turn the hour hand clockwise until it is pointing at the number of times it gonged. Next take off the dial nut off (make sure to put it in a plastic bag because they can be hard to replace) and turn the minute hand until it chimes signaling 15 minutes after. Now put the minute hand back on pointing to 3 o'clock and replace your dial nut and you are all set.

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It wont chime on the hour


Basic assumption... The chimes know what time it is...!!

FORCE NOTHING...!!

From page 10 of owners manual below (MINUTES):

EXAMPLE: Clock chimes at 1:10 but should chime at 1:15.

Step 1: When clock chimes at 1:10 stop the pendulum and record the time of 1:10.

Step 2: Carefully remove the small nut....

(Hour procedure is on the SAME PAGE (10).

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Apr 19, 2016 | RIDGEWAY GRANDFATHER CLOCKS Ridgeway...

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How do I fix the westminster chimes on my grandfather clock


Grandfather Clocks Manual - theclockdepot

www.theclockdepot.com/grandfather_clocks_manual.html
Howard Miller Grandfather Clock Manual by The Clock Depot offering discountGrandfather Clocks. ... The movement controls the hour strike, time keeping, andchime. ..... the hour without the Westminster melody if the other Westminster melody lever is turned to Silent. .... My Grandfather Clock has Stopped, Can I Fix It?

Owner's Manual - Master Clock Repair

www.masterclockrepair.com/ownersmanual.html
Note: The following information will apply to almost all grandfather clocks made after ...(See my article on Clock Myths) It is best if the chains are not pulled so far that the top of .... Some play the Westminster chime only and cannot be changed.

Nov 23, 2015 | RIDGEWAY GRANDFATHER CLOCKS Ridgeway...

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How do I synchronize a Grandfather Clock to chime correctly on the right hour?


Count the number of times the clock strikes, while leaving the minute hand pointing at the twelve, move the hour hand ( short hand) to the number it struck. ( this is the only time you should ever move the hour hand yourself). Tighten the hour hand by pressing the hour hand in towards the dial just a little. This can be done by placing a thumb nail on each side of the base of the hour hand at the center shaft. You do not want the hand to touch the dial. Now run your clock up to a quarter after, and let it chime. Now the half hour, the third quarter, and finally the hour. It should strike the correct hour if done correctly. Short version, move minute hand(long hand) to twelve so that it's pointing straight up. 2 move hour hand(short hand) back one hour. 3 tighten hour hand by pushing in toward dial. 4 check the function by advancing the clock one quarter hour at a time letting it chime in between quarters, then counting the strike on the hour. Hope this helps, and not confuses. Good Luck

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Gazo Rancho Santa Fe Grandfather Clock won't chim


Check the wires in the back.some times the get corrodes.

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Halo Grandfather Clock won't chime hour


In my eyes there are two kinds, ones that are a real grandfather clock that runs on gravity using a series of weights and gears with different counterweights for chimes and running the clock itself, and there are the show pieces that look like a grandfather clock but run on newer tech and electronics. If a real one then would try first pulling the weights to the top. They are usually shaped into a pinecone or something. If weight is at bottom them have to pull corresponding chain with weight till the weight is at the top of case. As "time" goes by the weights lower. You should have different counterweights for the clock, chimes, dancing figures and whatever else it may have. All the weights move at different "speeds" so you have to keep an eye on them to make sure it keeps correct time. I would recommend consulting the manufacturer if possible. There are so many kinds out there is really hard to tell by such a short video.

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How to adjust Grandfather clock that chimes one chime less ?


Move the hour hand counter clock wise to 10 o'clock. Then turn the minute hand clock wise to set the correct time.
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Have a Galleria Grandfather clock thats chimes are off. How do I get them correct? Bought it at an auction and did not get any information with it. It chimed correctly in the beginning.


I suspect that the mechanism needs cleaning.

Take a look inside and if there is the slightest sign of dirt (particularly on the striking mechanism) then it should behave properly after cleaning.

May 01, 2010 | Watches

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Need setting instructions for clock movement


Howard Miller offers this feature: This is how it works.

Automatic Night-Time Silencing Option
Grandfather Clocks will offer a night time shutoff option. There are 3 options on this lever.
1) "Night On" - This will keep the chime striking 24 hours
2) "Night Off" - This position will turn off the chiming between 10:15PM and 7:00AM
3) "Strike" - This position will allow the movement to strike the hour without the Westminster melody if the other Westminster melody lever is turned to Silent.

Hope this helps.

R/David

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Timex westminster anniversary chime clock doesn't chime correct number


Take the batteries out from the base, where the chime mechanism is. Wait till it gets close (20 seconds till) to a specific hour time, like 8:00 or 9:00, replace the batteries for the chime mechanism. And then count the chimes at the hour. If they are correct, you are set. If they are incorrect, turn the time back 15 minutes before the hour and bring it right back and monitor the chimes again. Hopefully this should fix it. Please post the results.

Oct 04, 2008 | Watches

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